During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you may hear a lot about the BRC1 and BRCA2 mutations. A mutation in these genes puts women at a much greater risk of breast cancer. Many women may wonder if they should undergo genetic testing to see if they have this mutation. In fact, the BRCA gene mutation is uncommon, […]
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Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (lung cancer is first). There are more than 2 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, and many health care professionals believe this is because more women understand the importance of early cancer detection and regular screening mammograms. While there is a […]
Most of you know someone who has had prostate cancer; 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetimes, and more than two million American men have survived the disease. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, so it’s a good time to explore four things that put you at risk for prostate cancer. […]
One of the wonderful things about Raleigh is that it’s just a few hours away from the sands of the Carolina coast. Summer just doesn’t seem complete without a trip to the Beaufort waterfront or kayaking along the shores of Roanoke Island. Fortunately, many of our patients are aware of the importance of sunscreen and limiting sun exposure. […]